News and notes from around the Dougherty County School System
A roundup of news about school, colleges and universities in Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia.
Candidate currently serving as director of Chamblee Parks and Recreation department
Joel Holmes is selected as the best candidate to fill the city of Albany’s vacant recreation position.
Darrel Ealum faces incumbent Carol Fullerton July 22 in quest for a seat in the state House
Muarlean Edwards gives her support to her fellow challenger in the Georgia House District 153 runoff election.
Westover, Monroe lead the way with a combined 27 individual qualifiers
Athletes from 15 Southwest Georgia schools advanced to next month’s GHSA state track & field championships.
A Randolph County Superior Court judge dismissed the case last year, finding Louise Barzey had no right to the death benefits of her son
Deron Shorter, 37, was killed in July 2010 when the city of Cuthbert mower he was operating crashed into a ditch and turned over on top of him. His mother, Louise Shorter Barzey, has been attempting to claim his workers comp death benefits. Oral arguments in the case will be heard Monday by the Georgia Supreme Court.
The poll for the Week 11 Albany Herald Player of the Week award -- which is the final Player of the Week award of the season -- ends at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. The winner will be announced Nov. 15.
Local wrestlers will perform in Albany Saturday in a Halloween-themed event at the State Theatre.
A fundraiser scheduled in Albany Friday will raise money for Alzheimer's research.
Joseph Steven Malpere, 30, of Albany died June 11, 2013.
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Billy Dan Akins, 75, of Lee Co., GA, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
Shirley Ann Brown 50 of Fayvetteville,Ga died April 12, 2013.
John Gary Hilton of Blakely, GA, died Monday, February 25, 2013
Sara Ware Purvis, 97, of Albany died Thursday Feb 21, 2013
Delores Lofton, 82, funeral services for the late Mrs. Delores Lofton, who departed this life Sunday, February 17, 2013
Arlie M. Castleberry, 89, of Sylvester (Doles Community) died Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Lue Ellar Lang 85, of 148 Sam Scott Rd died Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Find out where the fish are biting --- or not biting --- around Southwest Georgia this week.
Howell I. Davis, Jr., 60, died November 19, 2012
Betty Ann Harris, 80, Albany, died November 15, 2012
Bradley Jay Turner, died November 4, 2012
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Greg Monroe and rookie Brandon Knight each scored 16 points to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 104-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.. It was the final exhibition game for both teams.. South Gwinnett grad Louis Williams scored 17 points for the Hawks
Joseph C. Rogers, Jr., 66, Poulan, died October 24, 2012
Initial reports say one person has been injured this evening in a shooting in Lee County.
Here are recent ressults of kitchen inspections inDougherty County.
Lenvince Trashun Cutliff has been indicted for three counts of insurance fraud.
Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections.
Arts supporters are invited to a gathering that will benefit the Albany Museum of Art.
Actors are being sought for a production of the holiday play "The Little Town of Christmas."
Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty, Lee and Worth counties.
Local law enforcement groups are looking for Kezia Shenee Morrison.
Mr. Otha Butler, 92, of Baconton dies Friday, August 24, 2012,
Mrs. Ida Louise Solomon, 93, of Albany died, August 24, 2012
Ms. Willie B. Laster of Sumter County, Georgia died on Thursday, August 23, 2012
Mrs. Doris Jean "Jackie" Smith, 87, of Donalsonville, GA passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012
Mr. Julian Frances Carswell 69, of 1209 North Harding Street in Albany, GA died Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Mr. Robert Phillips, 64, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2012
Harry Edward Chambless of Dawson passed away at home Friday, August 24, 2012
Gloria Crawford, 56, of 1211 Catalina Lane died Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Mr. Herman Howard, 63, of Albany died Thursday, August 23, 2012
Mrs. Ruby White, 79, of 116 Joe Louis Ave, passed away on Friday 24, 2012
Mr. James Austin Smith, 60 of Cherokee Ave. in Leesburg died August 23, 2012
Georgia State football coach Bill Curry announced Wednesday he will retire after the 2012 season.
Here are the results of kitchen inspections from July 25 to Aug. 7.
Here is a list of some of the area's religious activities.
Here is how some local people are faring.
Here is a list of coming events in Southwest Georgia.
Here are thee results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty, Lee and Worth counties.
The public has been invited to meet with Lee County Sheriff Reggie Rachals from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.